Atlas V – Oil on canvas
40” x 20”
Based on a 3-minute exposure of an Atlas V rocket launched morning of from Cape Canaveral rocket with a payload of NASA’s twin Radiation Belt Storm Probes.
Atlas V 551 is the largest of the Atlas V Launcher Family flown to date featuring five Solid Rocket Boosters and a 5.4-meter Payload Fairing. The 551 configuration has two stages, a Common Core Booster and a Centaur Upper Stage. Centaur can make multiple burns to deliver payloads to a variety of orbits including Low Earth Orbit, Geostationary Transfer Orbit and Geostationary Orbit as well as Earth Escape Trajectories.
Notable Payloads launched by the 551 version include NASA’s New Horizons (2006) and Juno Spacecraft (2011) as well as the US Navy’s MUOS Satellite Fleet.
Read More: http://spaceflight101.com/spacerockets/atlas-v-551/
“Atlas V – oil on canvas”
This painting is based on a 3-minute exposure of an Atlas V rocket launched morning of from Cape Canaveral with a payload of NASA’s twin Radiation Belt Storm Probes.